Category: Work

Should I Get My Boss a Gift

Ask Mr. Happy Work – Should I Get My Boss a Gift?

Welcome to another edition of “Ask Mr. Happy Work”, where you ask me questions about work, careers, education, life, (or anything really), and I answer them! Today’s question is about the topic of buying gifts for your boss at work.  Do you need to buy them a gift?  What should you get… Read More

Myths about Accounting

Myths About Accounting Careers – What It’s Really Like to Work in Accounting

Accounting is a career field with some strong stereotypes.  Mention Accounting or Accountant to someone and they will often picture an introverted individual sitting in a back office somewhere crunching numbers and calculating taxes all day on their big old desk calculator. In reality, the stereotypes and myths about Accounting couldn’t be… Read More

Ask Mr. Happy Work - My Boss Said He'll Fire Me if I Get a Second Job

Ask Mr. Happy Work – My Boss Said He’ll Fire Me If I Get a Second Job

Welcome to another edition of “Ask Mr. Happy Work”, where you ask me questions about work, careers, education, life, (or anything really), and I answer them! Today’s question describes something that isn’t as uncommon as you may think.  Can your company fire you for working a second job or having some other… Read More

Working Together vs. Working Alone - What's More Effective?

Working Together or Working Alone – What’s More Effective?

Teams, group projects, people putting their heads together to work on the same tasks or responsibilities. The practice of working together is something companies sure like to talk about a lot.  They brag about how much they foster teamwork, collaboration, and togetherness, but how many are actually practicing what they preach? Not many!… Read More

Jobs I've Had Work I've Done Part 4

The Jobs I’ve Had, The Work I’ve Done: Part 4 – The “This Is Adult Life Now” Years

We’ve come to the last installment in the jobs I’ve had and the work I’ve done series!  We covered my entire work history through my teens and early adult years, but now it’s time to look at the work that led up to my current position I have today. Let’s take one… Read More